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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

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This course introduces key figures, theories and themes from two centuries of British political thought. It includes Hobbes and Locke (political obligation); Hume and Smith (wealth and virtue); Burke and Paine (revolution). It also explores common concerns - liberty; obligation; civic virtue; the claim 'to know better' - and considers their enduring relevance.

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Course dates

10 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017

Course duration

2 week(s)

Apply by

26 Jun 2017

Course director

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
UK
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

Course code

A15